Kingsway’s Sydney Watts of Chestnut Hill College records first collegiate XC win at Gwynedd-Mercy’s Griffins Open

Kingsway graduate Sydney Watts, a sophomore at Chestnut Hill College, recorded her first college XC win Thursday when she was first across the line at the season-opening Griffins Open 5K at Gwynedd-Mercy College in Lower Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County, Pa.

Watts ran 22:31 in her 2022 season debut and won by 200 meters over 2nd-place Alyssa Blackmon of Delaware Valley College in Doylestown. Blackmon ran 23:14.

Watts was part of the Kingsway team that won the 2019 South Jersey Group 4 meet and placed 3rd at the state meet and 7th at the Meet of Champions.

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